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5 Signs of Arthritis in Dogs and Cats

Thursday, November 26th, 2015
Did you know that it is a common misconception that only older, larger dog and cat breeds can suffer from Arthritis? Unfortunately, Arthritis can affect pets of all shapes and sizes, so it is important to know and recog
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The Importance of Sticking to One Vet

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
Many Pet owners use multiple vets for the care of their precious pets; however, this practice could be detrimental to your pet’s health and well-being in the case of an illness. At Petplan we are on a campaign to get p
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Pet Cancer Symptoms

Thursday, May 15th, 2014
How can you identify cancer in your pets? Well, first and foremost it is important that we clarify a few of the myths that surround pet cancer. People may believe that if their pet has cancer he would be sick, show signs
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Pet Cancer Myth Busters

Thursday, May 15th, 2014
1. “If he had cancer, he’d be sick wouldn’t he?” Most cancers don’t make your pet ‘sick’ at first. The most common reason I see a pet with a poor appetite due to cancer as the first symptom is because the g
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Common Cancers in Dogs and Cats

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
Cancer is common One in three people, dogs and cats will develop a cancer over their lifetime. Some are curable, some are able to be held in remission for periods of time, and some are manageable. Knowing the most common
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Top 10 Things to Know about Pet Cancer

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
1. Cancer is not one disease The word cancer (meaning ‘crab’ to describe how it reaches out into the tissues it grows in) describes an abnormal growth with the capacity to grow and kill. Cancers that grow (in differe
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Deadly Heartworm Disease

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
When it comes to the potentially deadly heartworm disease, prevention is better than treatment. It is important that vets and dog owners discuss preventative care options. Recently, an expert panel in Australia has devel
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Feline Parvovirus

Friday, March 28th, 2014
What is Feline Parvovirus? Feline parvovirus is a virus that can cause severe disease and even death in cats, particularly kittens. The disease is also known as feline infectious enteritis (FIE) and feline panleukopenia.
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My Furry Valentine Terms & Conditions

Friday, January 31st, 2014
Please click here to view the Terms & Conditions PDF: Furry Valentine Terms and Conditions Click for more information about Petplan Australia or SpottyBox. This Blog was written by the furry family at Petplan Austral
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Fireworks & Pets Don’t Mix

Friday, January 24th, 2014
Many people associate Australia Day, among other holidays and summer festivals, with fireworks. Fireworks are beautiful, exciting and… LOUD! If you have a dog, cat or horse then you probably have already noticed th